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I started having a grey blurred spot in my left eye

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today...i have had a serious...
i started having a grey blurred spot in my left eye today...i have had a serious cold for the last week, could this be the source..
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Eye Doctor: Dr.S Riaz, Ophthalmologist replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

no floaters, no flashers, no pain, just a small grey patch in the keft cebter

center...it is not totally blocked

Eye Doctor: Dr.S Riaz, Ophthalmologist replied 8 years ago

It could be due to an opacity in the lens called cataract or there could be a corneal scar. You need an examination by an ophthalmologist to find that out. It does not seem to be related to cold. Glaucoma is another possibility. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
have had regular glaucoma checks, yearly, no pressure change prior, this happened yesterday, has not been a gradual change...could the allergy, cold or even a stroke pressure a blood vessel...i have had no pain...and i exercise regularly with no consequence...
Eye Doctor: Dr.S Riaz, Ophthalmologist replied 8 years ago

I do not think it to be due to any allergy or cold. Cataract and corneal scars can cause this. In glaucoma, one can develop relative or absolute scotomas(non-seeing areas). A field test can confirm that. You could have developed it recently. You need to go for an examination with a n ophthalmologist. I have told you the likely possibilities. Thanks.

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